The Insurance Capital of the World

Experience & innovation

be part of one of the most dynamic and globally competitive industries in the world.

Data Hub

More than 500 businesses, public and private organizations to champion growth.

Regional Business

From innovation and entrepreneurship to workforce and demographics.

As the Insurance Capital of the World, Hartford is where industry leaders call home. Hartford is the #1 location for concentration of insurance industry jobs, employing more than 63,500 Connecticut workers. The Insurance Capital is home to many of the world’s largest private insurers such as The Hartford, Travelers, Aetna, Hartford Steam Boiler, and Chubb. It is also home to more than 1,440 domestic and non-domestic carriers writing $36 billion in direct premiums.

The Hartford Region has the highest concentration of actuaries of any region in the U.S., making it the prime location to find the best and brightest in the industry. The history of the insurance industry in the Hartford Region and Connecticut spans several hundred years. Hartford insurance companies were the first to offer accident, auto, and aviation policies, among other innovations.

Hartford is the future of insurance. It houses the leading cluster of InsurTech innovation and startup companies with three accelerators churning out new companies each year. If you want to know what’s going to change insurance tomorrow, visit Hartford today.

So, You Want to Work in the Insurance Capital?

Connecticut boasts a workforce comprised of the most educated, experienced professionals in the world. Period.

Hartford Region By the Numbers

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Strength, Experience & Innovation

Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (CT IFS) is the business association dedicated to the advancement of the IFS industry as a critical economic driver. Connecticut holds top ranks for insurance employment, payroll and job creation—with an overall IFS workforce more than 109,000 Connecticut residents strong. This uniquely talented, creative workforce is meeting today’s challenges, defining tomorrow’s business environment, and setting the stage for the future of the industry.

Connecticut Insurance Market Brief

Developed in collaboration with PwC, this annual report showcases insurance industry perspectives, statistics and key trends for formal unveiling at CT IFS’ Insurance Market Summit each year in Hartford. The 2018 Brief marked the seventh annual iteration for both the publication and the event.

Regional Data Hub

Connecticut Insurance & Financial Services (CT IFS) is an initiative of the MetroHartford Alliance, the business and economic development leader for the Hartford Region. More than 500 businesses, public and private organizations, and municipalities invest in the Alliance and enable the organization to champion growth and promote the region’s unsurpassed quality of life, amenities, and talent. The MetroHartford Alliance tracks data for the Hartford Region as well as the state of Connecticut in its work with site selectors and other agencies.

Connecticut Insurance Market Brief | CT IFS, PwC

Connecticut boasts a workforce comprised of the most educated, experienced professionals in the world. Period.

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Jobs in the Insurance Sector and Growing

About Connecticut Insurance and Financial Serves (CT IFS)

CT IFS was established in 2003 to foster cooperation and collaboration among business, academia, and state government. The successful partnership continues to be a model for workforce development and economic development in the U.S.